Houses For Sale Huddersfield

Houses For Sale Huddersfield: Below you may view a map of houses for sale Huddersfield revealing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. Huddersfield is situated between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be easily reached by way of the M62 motorway, it is just over three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Use the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) buttons on the map, if it is not showing correctly.

Houses For Sale Huddersfield Map: On this page you'll be able to view a map of houses for sale Huddersfield displaying locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is positioned on the A62 between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield can be accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is roughly 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Review of Huddersfield: A historic and huge market town located in the county of West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is actually the United Kingdom's 11th largest town (not including cities), boasting a population of approximately 168,000. Huddersfield is placed halfway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and it is approximately 191 miles from London.

Huddersfield is part of the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest town in that borough. Huddersfield stands in the valleys of two rivers, the River Colne and the River Holme and the confluence of these two rivers is to the south of the town beside the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a primarily industrial town, recognized over the years for the production of wool, sheet metal, chemicals, textiles and electric motors. Huddersfield was the scene of some violent unrest during the Industrial Revolution when a group called the Luddites, fearful of losing their jobs because of increasing mechanization, demolished machines and mills and even killed mill owners. In spite of the predominance or manufacturing and industry the biggest employer in the town today is the University.

Huddersfield has been the site of settlements for upwards of 4,000 years, starting with Neolithic man and progressing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, an Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack Lane (Outlane). Huddersfied was noted in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was identified as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

Huddersfield has a long tradition of sporting excellence and is the birthplace of Rugby League, which occurred at Huddersfield's George Hotel on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). In that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded soon after in 1908 and is at present in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield were the winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and were the first English club to win 3 successive league titles in 1924,25 and 26).

The Huddersfield area has been the birthplace of many noteworthy Huddersfield including former PM Harold Wilson, cricketer and footballer Chris Balderstone, James Mason and athlete Derek Ibbotson.

The Huddersfield for Huddersfield is HD1-6 HD7-9 and the dialling code for Huddersfield is 01484 and the Ordnance Survey grid ref is: SE145165.

Some of the towns and villages that are close to Huddersfield are: Milnsbridge, Kirkburton, Paddock, Lindley, Brackenhall, Slaithwaite, Brighouse, Dewsbury, Crossland Moor, Birkby, Holywell Green, Moldgreen, Newsome, Longwood, Elland, Berry Brow, Kirkheaton, Deighton, Highburton, Outlane, Southgate, Honley, Linthwaite, Almondbury, Fartown, South Crosland, Farnley Tyas, Lockwood, Fenay Bridge, Hillhouse, Mirfield, Blackmoorfoot, Marsh, Armitage Bridge, Oakes Marsh, Primrose Hill, Golcar, Tandem, Barkisland, Ainley Top, Waterloo.

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